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June 6, 1988

HEADLINE NEWS

Firms Will Install Army’s T800 Engine In Aerospatiale Panther Helicopter

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Space Station Program Faces Renewed Congressional Push to Cut Funding

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NASA Sets Shuttle Launch Simulation To Validate Post-Challenger Changes

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Firms Will Install Army’s T800 Engine In Aerospatiale Panther Helicopter

GRAND PRAIRIE,TEX. Aerospatiale Helicopter Corp., LTV Aircraft Products Group and the Light Helicopter Turbine Engine Co. (LHTEC) have agreed to put the U. S. Army’s new T800 engine in an Aerospatiale SA 365M Panther in a move to compete for U. S. military programs.

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Space Station Program Faces Renewed Congressional Push to Cut Funding

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NASA Sets Shuttle Launch Simulation To Validate Post-Challenger Changes

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER NASA plans to conduct a comprehenNsive space shuttle launch simulation on June 7 to validate the new launch process that has evolved following the Challenger accident. The simulation, which NASA considers a mandatory step before the next shuttle flight, will start at T -3 hr. 30 min.

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Commerce Report Cites Potential Of Commercial Space Markets

WASHINGTON Abroad assessment of the outlook for international commercial space projects by the U. S. Commerce Dept, cites the use of satellites for radio determination as a sharp growth area, but finds other commercial projects face serious challenges.
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Soviet Energia/Shuttle Facilities Viewed at Baikonur Launch Site

WASHINGTON The massive new Soviet facilities being completed at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Tyuratam, for launch of the Soviet space shuttle and Energia boosters illustrate the Soviet commitment to launch future large space payloads.
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ELV Firms Press U. S., Europe To Restrict Chinese Launch Sales

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Lockheed Modernizes P-3 in LRAACA Bid

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Hindustan Aeronautics Completes Mockup of Advanced Light Helicopter

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MAGELLAN MISSION TO VENUS

Magellan Probe Signifies Renewed Interest in Planetary Programs

DENER,COLO. The scheduled Magellan for launch probe next to April Venus, or May, will be the first U. S. interplanetary probe in 11 years, breaking a long hiatus that was caused primarily by the space shuttle’s absorbing a disproportionate share of NASA’s budget and exacerbated by the loss of the orbiter Challenger.

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PEGASUS WINGED LAUNCH VEHICLE

Commercial Winged Booster To Launch Satellites From B-52

WASHINGTON A revolutionary winged space booster that will be launched from a NASA/Boeing B-52 bomber is under development by Orbital Sciences Corp. and Hercules Aerospace as a major new commercial space project. The winged booster, called Pegasus, could have a long-term effect on U. S. launch operations and help stimulate development of an entirely new class of small and medium-size spacecraft.

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